HD Buttercup has spent decades traveling the world and forming relationships with furniture designers and manufacturers from Italy to Australia to Morocco and India directly to consumers at its one-stop home shopping destinations in Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, and online. We offer pieces for people who love creating soulful and meaningful spaces in their homes, we’re a place for curious spirits and rebellious hearts.

The Planning Director supports the Buying Department and VP of Operations while providing information/communications to vendors, stores and management teams. The ideal candidate will work closely with cross-functional teams in management of gross margin through sales, markdowns, return to vendors, and markups. Ultimately, the Planner manages the operational assignments that help support the overall company sales objectives including the maintenance of vender relationships, data integrity, and reporting.

To apply, please send your resume to careers@hdbuttercup.com with the position in the subject line.


  • Create, enter, track, and maintain Purchase Orders. Ensure cost, retails, ship/cancel and scheduled receive dates are accurate. Communicate with vendor weekly to get updates
  • Create, enter, and maintain SKU information. Ensure cost, retails, item descriptions, attributes, and categories are accurate
  • Manage inter-store and warehouse transfers. Enter transfers, communicate with warehouse, store and visual. Monitor transfer manifests and pending transfer files
  • Organize special orders. Update special order logs, master vendor files, catalogs and pricelists, and order fabric and finish samples
  • Request relevant information for Ecommerce. Liaise with Ecommerce and vendors to gather item descriptions, dimensions, and weights and request hi-res images. Monitor the daily upload of new product on company website
  • Make markdown and pricing recommendations. Upload markdown and pricing into systems. Update product status in systems as needed
  • Organize picture files for best seller reporting, picture POs, assortment boards, assortment sheets, ecommerce, and system uploads
  • Participate in comp shopping to determine pricing strategies, seek potential new vendors, and report on market trends
  • Work with vendors and stores to coordinate product trainings. Set up product knowledge and product preview files for stores
  • Run and organize market selling reports pre and post-market. Occasional market visits as needed
  • Organize vendor invoices. Communicate with accounting, warehouse, inventory management, and vendors to reconcile purchase order discrepancies and vendor invoice status
  • Special projects as needed by VP of Operations


  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years buying experience, specifically in a retail business environment
  • Experience in furniture industry
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrates high level of time management and organization skills
  • Excellent oral communication skills with the ability to effectively and accurately communicate at all levels of the organization
  • High degree of accuracy, organizational and communication skills, detailed oriented and strong team player
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule

At HD Buttercup, we consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. You work hard to support our company goals and we want to reward you for your commitment and dedication. To enhance your overall compensation, we are pleased to offer distinctive employee programs, competitive benefits, and valuable resources to help you live your best life.

Benefits offered:

  • Accommodating medical, dental, and vision care (up to 75% pay coverage)
  • 401(K) retirement plan with company matching
  • Company paid life insurance coverage, plus additional group coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account for health and childcare
  • Paid time off
  • Six paid holidays
  • Employee discounts 30-50% off our products
  • Referral bonus program